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Thin Film Evaporation and Electronics

June 20, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Modern technology is reliant on conductive properties, which would be impossible to build without thin film evaporation. This manufacturing technique helps to apply a thin coating of circuitry on to a board, so that the circuits can pass power to the next section of the device. What follows is a brief discussion of this technology, including its applications in the real world.

Vacuum metallization

When you want to apply a metal coating to plastic, you have to use a special process known as vacuum metallization. This technique controls the temperatures so that you don’t accidentally melt the plastic down as you try to coat it with molten metal. Instead, the metal is super-heated until it breaks down into a molecular product.

The manufacturer places the metallic coating into a vacuum sealed chamber. Then heat is applied until the metal breaks down. The molecules of that super heated metal bounce off the walls of the chamber until settling onto the substrate. The result is an extremely thin film of metal that completely covers the plastic substrate.

In aircraft parts, where durability is a huge concern, there are a number of small parts that are made of plastic and then coated with metal for durability. The same technique is also used to preserve foods by drying them out.

Metallization is a fairly clean process of manufacturing. It cuts down on the emissions, and eliminates needless waste by adding to the shelf life of products with durability.

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Get What You Need from Your Web Host

June 15, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

By Rack Alley

Although every company out there needs web hosting these days, that doesn’t mean everyone understands what this entails. As you can imagine, this can be a costly mistake in a number of ways besides the financial kind. Fortunately, it doesn’t take much to know what to look for in an LA data center. Keep the following in mind and you’ll get the services you need at an ideal price.

First, always go with a company that will let you select the options that make the most sense for your company. You may only need LA colocation, for example, which means that’s all you should pay for. But if a company insists on adding on extra services you won’t ever use, but will still have to pay for, you’re going to regret it later.

A local option may not be completely necessary, but be sure you get a look and feel for their physical premises before paying. You want to see that they’re secure and have a number of temperature maintenance systems in place to stop their hardware from overheating and potentially shutting down on you.

Obviously, you want to review the reputation of all your options too or you could end up with one that hasn’t served other companies well in the past.

Rack Alley is your one stop shop for server hosting in Los Angeles Whether you need colocation, hosting, support or just about anything else, Rack Alley has the resources, redundancy and expertise to ensure you get what you’re looking for at the best possible price.

Three Things You Didn’t Know About Sweepstakes Cafes

June 11, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Written by SweepsCoach

Thinking about starting a new business? If you don’t know what type of business you want to open, consider launching a sweepstakes café. Also called sweepstakes parlors, sweepstakes cafés are very similar to internet cafes, except instead of offering basic time on the computer, customers get to play sweepstakes games.

Unique and fun, sweepstakes games are popular among the young and old. To play the games, customers need to purchase computer time from special sweepstakes terminals and then use the time while on the computer. To shed some light on this relatively new industry, here are three things you probably didn’t know about sweepstakes cafes and the internet café industry.

It’s a Lucrative Industry

Many people don’t know this, but the sweepstakes café industry is a profitable one, which means business is booming! Why are so many business owners thriving in this industry? The main reason for the explosive growth of sweepstakes cafes is because customers love the excitement of winning cash prizes. Who doesn’t want the opportunity to win something beyond a high score? Sweepstakes games are fun to play, and the opportunity to win a cash prize makes them even more alluring. It doesn’t matter how old, although a growing number of retirees are enjoying the games as much as the young generation.

Web-Based Games are Better

If you’re familiar with how to operate sweepstakes games, you know that they need a server to run the games. But the client-server system that was originally required to operate the games is slowly disappearing. Why? There are many reasons. Business owners don’t like the client-server system because it’s complicated to operate, expensive, and must be located on the premises. But today’s updated cafes feature web-based games, online sweepstakes software that is easy to use, updates automatically, and is much cheaper than the client-server system.

You Can Open One Too

Are you ready to open a sweepstakes café? The good news is that you don’t have to know a lot about the business or the industry to open a sweepstakes café. In fact, many business owners launch and run successful sweepstakes parlors by starting from scratch? How? With the help of consulting companies such as SweepsCoach. With the right consulting company on your side, you can have access to valuable information about the business and the industry. You can also get professional advice on how to start and operate this type of business, including assistance with onsite installation and hands-on training on the software and equipment.
SweepsCoach is the makers of the PromoTek Sweepstakes product and a consulting company for the sweepstakes café industry. Get expert advice on how to launch and operate a sweepstakes internet café.